What gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NorthEndFarmer, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. NorthEndFarmer

    NorthEndFarmer Hatching

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    This one has me confused. It is 17 weeks old, chubby, very docile, loves to cuddle and hasn't attempted to crow. But, it has well defined waddle, comb and the saddle feathers are pointed.

    Is it really a rooster?

    It also has thick fatty areas behind its elbows. Why would that be?

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    Thanks,

    Michael
     
  2. J.Pryce

    J.Pryce Chirping

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    Rooster
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yes, it's really a Rooster. Long saddle feathers along his backside.
     
  4. Karrie13

    Karrie13 Songster

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    Yep, that is a boy!
     
  5. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    It's a cockadoodledooster!
     
  6. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Yup, that's definitely a roo. Do you already have a rooster? If so, this one is probably lower in the pecking order, so he's trying to keep a low profile by not crowing.

    Don't know about the fatty areas, other than that is one chubby chicken!
     
  7. math ace

    math ace Crowing

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    He is ROO - A pretty Boy at that !
     
  8. PioneerPrincess

    PioneerPrincess Songster

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    He is one handsome roo! [​IMG] Do you know what breed he is?
     
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